Category Archives: Book Reviews

Make America Read Again: The Mid-Term Wave Edition

So, I have read some more books. “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism” by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein Pretty much everyone knows that Congress is … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: The Feds Have Nothing On Me Edition

Above a lot of other things, read some books. Why Liberals Win The Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): A History of the Religious Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage Today by Stephen Prothero As … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: We’re Still Alive So Grab A Book

Books, books and more books. Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help by Larissa MacFarquhar Here is a book that is right up my alley as New Yorker columnist Larissa MacFarquhar tackles the … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: 2018 is Lit Edition

Trying to keep up with my reading in the first months of 2018. Why Johnny Can’t Preach: The Media Have Shaped the Messengers by T. David Gordon T. David Gordon teaches media ecology and biblical studies at Grove City College. … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: Way Behind Edition

Yeah, I don’t think I’m going to hit my reading goal for the year.  Nevertheless, I still plug away. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi This book by Rolling Stone columnist Matt … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: My May, June, and July reading List

Although I had some books started in May and June, I didn’t complete any (shame on me) so I decided to roll three months into one post. Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: My April Book List

Still working to finish some of the commentaries that I started in research for sermons I have given this year, I’m gradually trying to make my way to perhaps more diversified reading.  Generally, I like commentaries but they have to … Continue reading

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